Pi is the first letter of the Greek word for advancement.
Theta is the first letter of the Greek word for therapeutic.
Epsilon is the first letter of the Greek word for occupation.
Pi Theta Epsilon stands for Advancement in Occupational Therapy. St. Ambrose's Alpha Nu Chapter was established in 1995.
Pi Theta Epsilon is an academic honor society for occupational therapy students and alumni. This society acknowledges and encourages superior scholarship among students enrolled in accredited occupational therapy programs throughout the United States.
The current mission of Pi Theta Epsilon is to promote scholarly activity and research among occupational therapy students. Pi Theta Epsilon's sister organization, the Association of Student Delegates (ASD), functions to promote service and leadership to the community and leadership through involvement in the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) activities.